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Entries from April 2012

Nationalizaton of Biggest Oil Company

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Argentina Proposes Nationalizaton of Biggest Oil Company http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/04/17-5

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40 Years in Solitary

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

40 Years in Solitary Confinement: US ‘Pushing Boundaries Cruel, Inhuman, Degrading Treatment’ http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/04/17-4

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ALEC Retreats

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

ALEC Retreats: Public Pressure + Corporate Exodus = Victory http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/04/17-9

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No Tax Dollars for Deadbeats

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Doug Pibel: No Tax Dollars for Deadbeats http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/17-2

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Greenland May Be Slip-Sliding Away

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Greenland May Be Slip-Sliding Away Due to Surface Lake Melting ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2012) — Like snow sliding off a roof on a sunny day, the Greenland Ice Sheet may be sliding faster into the ocean due to massive releases of meltwater from surface lakes, according to a new study by the University of Colorado […]

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Descent of Man Revisited: search inside activated

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

The book page for Descent of Man Revisited now allows a ‘look inside the book’ (using the Kindle version, temporarily, without the images, the correct search-inside material is coming). You can read the Introduction and get some idea of what the book is about. It has moved beyond the material in WHEE both in content, […]

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Descent of Man Revisited: Kindle Edition

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

The Kindle Edition: Descent of Man Revisited is now available, plus the paperback now allows an inside look (with the Kindle edition, no images)

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Chomsky: The Assault on Public Education

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Rad-Green mail http://truth-out.org/news/item/8305-the-assault-on-public-education Truthout | Op-Ed 04 April 2012 The Assault on Public Education By Noam Chomsky* Public education is under attack around the world, and in response, student protests have recently been held in Britain, Canada, Chile, Taiwan and elsewhere.

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April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

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On Saving the ‘Soul’ of Occupy

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Published on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/17-0 On Saving the ‘Soul’ of Occupy by Danny Schechter Perhaps my problem is that I live in too many worlds at the same time, while many political eras live in me. That may be why I responded so negatively to a recent polemic wrapped up […]

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Sci/News

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

  Cost-Effective 3-D RNA Modeling Technique Protein NLRP12 Protects Against Colon Cancer Rogue Planets Captured by Stars Cancer Study Reveals Limitations When Using Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Nanomedicines NASA Explores OMEGA System for Alternative Aviation Fuels “Hydrate-Phobic” Surfaces Could Improve Deep-Sea Oil Well Safety

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#occupyws

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Five Occupy Wall Street protesters busted trying to block entrance of New York … New York Daily News By Sarah Armaghan / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested after singing in the courtroom to disrupt a foreclosure auction. Five Occupy Wall Street protesters were pinched Monday morning as demonstrators tried to block […]

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Tibet Self-Immolation Wave Among History’s Biggest

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/02/tibet-self-immolation-wave_n_1396443.html?ref=buddhism BEIJING — Dozens of Tibetans have set themselves on fire over the past year to protest Chinese rule, sometimes drinking kerosene to make the flames explode from within, in one of the biggest waves of political self-immolations in recent history. But the stunning protests are going largely unnoticed in the wider world – due […]

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Applied Darwinism

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Applied Darwinism

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Even Evolutionists Call it “Totally Crazy”

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Even Evolutionists Call it “Totally Crazy”

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The triatomic hydrogen ion

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

The Molecule That Made the Universe By UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA – ASTROBIOLOGY MAGAZINE Added: Tuesday, 17 April 2012 at 6:11 AM http://richarddawkins.net/articles/645623-the-molecule-that-made-the-universe In a study that pushed quantum mechanical theory and research capabilities to the limit, UA researchers have found a way to see the molecule that likely made the Universe — or at least […]

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Baboons Display ‘Reading’ Skills

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Baboons Display ‘Reading’ Skills, Study Suggests; Monkeys Identify Specific Combinations of Letters in Words ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2012) — Learning to read is not just to do with speech, but also with the ability to recognize and memorize regular patterns among the letters that make up words, according to a new study on baboons. New […]

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Chimpanzee Ground Nests

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Chimpanzee Ground Nests Offer New Insight Into Our Ancestors’ Descent from the Trees ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2012) — The first study into rarely documented ground-nest building by wild chimpanzees offers new clues about the ancient transition of early hominins from sleeping in trees to sleeping on the ground. While most apes build nests in trees, […]

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One of Earliest Farming Sites in Europe Discovered

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

One of Earliest Farming Sites in Europe Discovered ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2012) — University of Cincinnati research is revealing early farming in a former wetlands region that was largely cut off from Western researchers until recently. The UC collaboration with the Southern Albania Neolithic Archaeological Project (SANAP) will be presented April 20 at the annual […]

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Why Plants Grow Towards the Light

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Why Plants Grow Towards the Light ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2012) — Have you ever wondered why stems grow upwards and roots downwards? Why plants always seem to turn towards the light and climbing plants run up the trellis rather than down?

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Occupy Oakland, Permitted Protest, and Police Repression

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

The State Will Never Protect Those They Are at War With Occupy Oakland, Permitted Protest, and Police Repression by MIKE KING http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/17/occupy-oakland-permitted-protest-and-police-repression/

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US Healthcare System Cheats Patients

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Donna Smith: Fool’s Gold: US Healthcare System Cheats Patients http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/16-6

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Occupy Unveils ‘Spring Awakening’

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Allison Kilkenny: Occupy Unveils ‘Spring Awakening’ http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/16-11

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Six Rigged Rules Corporations Use to Dodge Taxes

April 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Sarah Anderson and Scott Klinger: Six Rigged Rules Corporations Use to Dodge Taxes http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/16-8

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